March 14, 2009

Whitworth Takes Down Pioneers Women's Tennis 7-2

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PORTLAND, Ore., - As Northwest Conference play carries on, it continues to get more and more competitive as Whitworth defeated the Lewis & Clark women’s tennis team 7-2 on Saturday, March 14 at the Tennis Dome. Sophomore Amalia Nilsson earned the Pioneers lone singles point, knocking off Rachel Burns from the No. 1 singles spot in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2. The Pioneers slip to 5-5 on the season, while Whitworth improves to a perfect 10-0 in NWC action and 11-2 overall.

The Pioneers second point came in doubles action, with Nilsson and partner Whitney DeBree taking down Burns and Alli Marshall 8-2.

Women’s tennis returns to action on March 20 at 3:30 in the Tennis Dome against NWC foe Linfield. The Pioneers will get a rematch against the Wildcats, who took down the Pios 7-2 during their first meeting on February 20.

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